Originally Posted by Powdr
What are glades?
Woods and Glades are not the same.
Glades are trails with trees, but the trees are larger and the small stuff is removed. Woods are dense and full of all sorts of stumps, rocks, roots, brush, troublesome saplings and other crap. Glades are refined while woods are primitive. Glades have always been on the map. Woods have not - now there are fusion zones.
Magic has one glade that is great. There really is not much in the way of tree skiing. Hell, this year there is not much in the way of skiing in general.
Mt Snow does have some tree skiing. Stratton has some too but I would never go there.
Killington has lots of tree skiing but none compares to Northern Vt. I was in the woods Sunday and it was real fun with lots of sparks from the edges.
The reason southern Vt does not have more tree skiing is lack of snow. There is no snow making in the woods - Northern Vermont gets more snow.